"Drilling" Question

TRex77
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"Drilling" Question

Postby TRex77 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:44 am

So I hear about everyone "drilling" question types. When do you get all the questions to drill with besides old PTs?

Are there books you can buy with practice problems split up into their different categories?

I used BluePrint and they had all the questions split up but am re taking in June and my BP books are all marked up so am trying to find another source to study from (without spending hundreds of dollars again).

Thanks!

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby OUBobcat » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:18 am

Kaplan too, has a book of questions by question type. You may want to look into that. Also, Manhattan LSAT has one as well, I believe.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby Blumpbeef » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:22 am

Cambridge LSAT has PDF problem sets

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby nutella3000 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:24 am

Cambridge LSAT Logical Reasoning by Type (http://www.cambridgelsat.com/productdet ... -38%29/357)
Cambridge LSAT Logic Games by Type (http://www.cambridgelsat.com/productdet ... -38%29/358)

Both of these come as pdfs and will cost little over $100. I am finding these helpful as the games and question are arranged in order of difficulty. In addition, the pdf-factor allows you to reprint them when you want to re-do them.

Other than Cambridge, I would suggest looking into PowerScore's own books or Traciela. Although I have heard that the PowerScore books have some typos. Not sure, so I just went with Cambridge's books.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby Blumpbeef » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:28 am

I would recommend buying the Hardest LR set if you are shooting for 170+.

I used to drill them in sets of 10 questions, trying to get them done in as much under 20 minutes as possible while missing no more than 1 on each set.

It's important though to mix in practice tests.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby d0rklord » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:40 pm

If you already have the preptests...

http://lsatblog.blogspot.com/2009/06/ls ... sheet.html

You can sort them yourself with that...

Does Blueprint give you access to online versions of all of the tests? I know some prep companies do...

HTH

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby d0rklord » Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:44 am

Blumpbeef wrote:I would recommend buying the Hardest LR set if you are shooting for 170+.

I used to drill them in sets of 10 questions, trying to get them done in as much under 20 minutes as possible while missing no more than 1 on each set.

It's important though to mix in practice tests.


... what book is this? :) i'm not smart enough to find it on amazon, clearrrrly... :(

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Re: "Drilling" Question

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby adam.123 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:05 am

For those of you who are drilling or have drilled LR by type or LG by type, do you get use commercial explanation to the question from any prep company? Or the answer key at the back would suffice, ie trying to reason yourself why an answer is right or wrong using what you learned from PS bible or manhattan guide.
Any advice, suggestion highly appreciated.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:13 am

I used Kaplan explanations for a bit, but it's not really worth it. Get te super prep and use those. You shouldn't then after a while. Or just go on manhattan LSAT forums.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby TRex77 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:09 am

nutella3000 wrote:Cambridge LSAT Logical Reasoning by Type (http://www.cambridgelsat.com/productdet ... -38%29/357)
Cambridge LSAT Logic Games by Type (http://www.cambridgelsat.com/productdet ... -38%29/358)

Both of these come as pdfs and will cost little over $100. I am finding these helpful as the games and question are arranged in order of difficulty. In addition, the pdf-factor allows you to reprint them when you want to re-do them.

Other than Cambridge, I would suggest looking into PowerScore's own books or Traciela. Although I have heard that the PowerScore books have some typos. Not sure, so I just went with Cambridge's books.


Damn, it's like $157 (i think, quickly added it up in my head). Hmmm might be worth it.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:15 am

Like I said, get hte set of hardest questions only and it comes out much cheaper.

You should also take practice tests, find out where you are weak, and by question types in those categories. Email cambridge and they will send you a test tracker that scores your tests and tells you what kind of questions you are missing.

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby d0rklord » Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:16 am

Blumpbeef wrote:I used Kaplan explanations for a bit, but it's not really worth it. Get te super prep and use those. You shouldn't then after a while. Or just go on manhattan LSAT forums.


Definitely second this

http://www.manhattanlsat.com/lsat-test-explanations.cfm

But the forums don't have EVERY explanation... I find they only usually have commonly missed Qs

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby StarLightSpectre » Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:25 am

I just got the two newest Cambrige LR&LG by types. Plan on drilling them. I didn't know there were PDF's available though. FFFFFFFFFF!

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Re: "Drilling" Question

Postby dkb17xzx » Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:36 am

TRex77 wrote:
nutella3000 wrote:Cambridge LSAT Logical Reasoning by Type (http://www.cambridgelsat.com/productdet ... -38%29/357)
Cambridge LSAT Logic Games by Type (http://www.cambridgelsat.com/productdet ... -38%29/358)

Both of these come as pdfs and will cost little over $100. I am finding these helpful as the games and question are arranged in order of difficulty. In addition, the pdf-factor allows you to reprint them when you want to re-do them.

Other than Cambridge, I would suggest looking into PowerScore's own books or Traciela. Although I have heard that the PowerScore books have some typos. Not sure, so I just went with Cambridge's books.


Damn, it's like $157 (i think, quickly added it up in my head). Hmmm might be worth it.


It's worth it! LR constitutes 50% of the LSAT - getting 3-4 more correct answers is the difference between a wait list and a scholarship. You can substantially improve your LG score through intensive repetition.

Just do it.




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